The Beauty of Upcycling on the Eastern Shore of Alabama

Antique Pocket Watches

Upcycling items meant for the dump and transforming them into treasure is my passion. It’s one way I contribute to the environment. Here are a few of my favorite ideas from my own as well as blogs across the globe.

The Beauty of Upcycling on the Eastern Shore

twin headboard

This is a twin headboard and footboard purchased with lots of dings, chips and dirt buildup.

twin footboard

The footboard was cut in half, a seat was built and all assembled to create a bench. The perfect size for two!

Twin Bed Bench

Twin Headboard Bench

I painted it with white paint treated with mildew-resistance in hopes that I protect it from the elements. We liveLiving in the south may require a coat of marine sealant, but that is a future project.

From Around the World

Old Books

Click on the image to read more about these incredible DIY projects.

Book Headboard


upcycle suitcases

Light Bulbs

Light Bulb Planters

Vintage Chandelier Planter

From the Daphne Antique Galleria

Upcycling in Daphne, Alabama - Armoire Hutch

Add legs to an armoire hutch to create a different piece of furniture.

white furniture

White painted furniture creates a classy look in any room.

Here’s one of my favorite finds published here on CoziNest. Take an old dresser mirror and hang it on a guest room wall. Perfect full length mirror and not so average.

full length mirror


vintage bottle collection

Take any collection of bottles….

jeweled bottles

And turn them into your own creation.

Stop into Daphne Antique Galleria for the latest upcycled projects.

1699 US Highway 98

Daphne, AL 36526


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